Meredith Corp. (MDP)

35.48
0.15 0.42
NYSE : Consumer Services
Prev Close 35.33
Open 35.45
Day Low/High 35.31 / 35.94
52 Wk Low/High 30.69 / 62.40
Volume 456.57K
Avg Volume 659.00K
Exchange NYSE
Shares Outstanding 40.14M
Market Cap 1.59B
EPS -0.70
P/E Ratio 30.97
Div & Yield 2.30 (6.63%)

MDP August 18th Options Begin Trading

Investors in Meredith Corp saw new options become available today, for the August 18th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the MDP options chain for the new August 18th contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest.

Time Inc. Lays Off 300 People as Part of Publisher's Shift to Digital

Time Inc. Lays Off 300 People as Part of Publisher's Shift to Digital

CEO Rich Battista said the layoffs are the result of shifting the publisher's emphasis online.

Nearly One In Four New And Expectant Parents Have Never Heard Of Invasive Pneumococcal Disease According To A New Survey

Pfizer Inc. (NYSE:PFE), in partnership with Parents magazine (NYSE:MDP), announced today the results of a national survey of more than 2,000 new and expectant parents assessing their knowledge of childhood infectious...

Time Pledges Cuts, Asset Sales, but Advertising Remains a Concern

Time Pledges Cuts, Asset Sales, but Advertising Remains a Concern

Shares in the magazine publisher fall after it cuts its dividend and pledges to sell certain assets to fund new digital ventures.

Time Shares Tumble After Publisher Calls Off Sale Talks

Time Shares Tumble After Publisher Calls Off Sale Talks

The magazine publisher chooses to pursue its own turnaround strategy and walks away from a process that had been dominated by rumors of a Meredith tie-up.

Expect Time Shares to Drop If No Sale Proceeds

Expect Time Shares to Drop If No Sale Proceeds

The magazine publisher ultimately may decide not to sell, in which case CEO Rich Battista can be expected to invest more in the company's new digital platforms.

Meredith's Offer to Acquire Time Misses Price Expectations

Meredith's Offer to Acquire Time Misses Price Expectations

Time Inc. wants to sells itself for $20 per share.

Time Inc. Moving Closer to Sale

Time Inc. Moving Closer to Sale

The sale of the entire company is more likely than not, according to Bloomberg.

Interesting MDP Put And Call Options For May 19th

Investors in Meredith Corp saw new options begin trading today, for the May 19th expiration. At Stock Options Channel, our YieldBoost formula has looked up and down the MDP options chain for the new May 19th contracts and identified one put and one call contract of particular interest.

Meredith Eyeing Time Inc. Takeover

Meredith Eyeing Time Inc. Takeover

A bid for Time Inc. from Meredith could come as early as today.

Meredith Buying Time May Be Its Safest Route to Really Going Digital

Meredith Buying Time May Be Its Safest Route to Really Going Digital

Time has begun to show signs that legacy print publishers can transition to digital from print, but merging with Meredith may be the best way to get there.

Time Should Look to Axel Springer for Road Map

Time Should Look to Axel Springer for Road Map

Whether Time is sold or remains independent, its new owner will be tasked with accelerating the 95-year-old company's digital transition. Axel Springer offers a model for getting there.

5 Things You Must Know Before the Market Opens Thursday

5 Things You Must Know Before the Market Opens Thursday

U.S. stock futures decline and European stocks trade in the red after oil prices fall below $50 a barrel for the first time since December.

Tribune Media, Time Jump on Reports of Potential Deals

Tribune Media, Time Jump on Reports of Potential Deals

Mergers among media companies, much anticipated for at least three years, may be finally unfolding as WGN owner Tribune Media and magazine publisher Time talk to potential acquirers.

Hoping to Expedite AT&T Merger, Time Warner Sells Atlanta TV Station

Hoping to Expedite AT&T Merger, Time Warner Sells Atlanta TV Station

Time Warner (TWX) is hoping the sale of its WPCH-TV in Atlanta will assist in its proposed merger with AT&T (T).

Magazine M&A Speculation Heats Up

Magazine M&A Speculation Heats Up

A number of magazines reportedly are on the block or are attracting interest, including Us Weekly, Time, Playboy and The Hollywood Reporter.

Time's Sluggish Outlook Intensifies Pressure for a Sale

Time's Sluggish Outlook Intensifies Pressure for a Sale

Time offers first quarter and 2017 revenue forecasts that fall short of analyst expectations, giving further weight to speculation that the publisher may need to sell.

Time to Open Books This Week to Potential Acquirers

Time to Open Books This Week to Potential Acquirers

The iconic magazine publisher has entered nondisclosure agreements with Meredith, an Edgar Bronfman group and other parties as it begins negotiations that could lead to a sale of the company.

Affiliated Managers Initiates Dividend

Investors at the close of trading on Feb. 6 will qualify for the payment on Feb. 23.

Analysts' Actions -- Alibaba, Estee Lauder, Mattel, Meredith and More

Analysts' Actions -- Alibaba, Estee Lauder, Mattel, Meredith and More

Here are Thursday's top research calls, including upgrades for Alibaba and Estee Lauder, and downgrades for Mattel and Meredith.

September 15th Options Now Available For Meredith (MDP)

September 15th Options Now Available For Meredith (MDP)

Investors in Meredith Corp saw new options become available today, for the September 15th expiration. One of the key data points that goes into the price an option buyer is willing to pay, is the time value, so with 235 days until expiration the newly available contracts represent a potential opportunity for sellers of puts or calls to achieve a higher premium than would be available for the contracts with a closer expiration.

Iconic Publisher Time Poised to Begin Talks With Potential Buyers

Iconic Publisher Time Poised to Begin Talks With Potential Buyers

The company's board will open talks with potential acquirers, setting the stage for a likely sale of the publisher of Fortune, People and Sports Illustrated.

Meredith Puts Itself Back Into Possible Merger Talks With Time

Meredith Puts Itself Back Into Possible Merger Talks With Time

Time shares continued their two-month surge on a report that Meredith remains interested in a potential merger with the publisher of Fortune, Sports Illustrated and People.

Morgan Stanley's Rob Kindler Is Time's Man for All Times

Morgan Stanley's Rob Kindler Is Time's Man for All Times

The venerable publisher is at yet another crossroads, and once again, it is turning to the lawyer-turned-banker for advice.

Time Inc. Reportedly Hires Banks to Advise on Takeover Interest

Time Inc. Reportedly Hires Banks to Advise on Takeover Interest

The publishing company has tapped Morgan Stanley and Bank of America to help field buyer interest, according to reports.

In Case You Missed It Wednesday: Trump Gets Trumped by OPEC Cartel

In Case You Missed It Wednesday: Trump Gets Trumped by OPEC Cartel

Wall Street was torn in two with the energy sector marching the Dow Jones Industrial Average higher, while health care and tech weighed on the Nasdaq.

Why It Might Be Time for Time Inc. to Sell Itself

Why It Might Be Time for Time Inc. to Sell Itself

The storied publisher has reportedly been fielding takeover offers, and one potential acquirer could be Meredith, which previously tried to buy Time Inc's titles back in 2013.

The 'Trump Effect' Hits TV Broadcasters

The 'Trump Effect' Hits TV Broadcasters

As presidential ad campaign spending drops for many stations, tight down-ticket races are broadcasters' best hope.

Trump's Small-Budget Ad Strategy Is Taking a Bite Out Broadcaster Earnings

Trump's Small-Budget Ad Strategy Is Taking a Bite Out Broadcaster Earnings

Donald Trump's reluctance to spend on television ads is raining on Sinclair Broadcast Group's parade.

Short Interest In Meredith Jumps 16.8%

Short Interest In Meredith Jumps 16.8%

The most recent short interest data has been released for the 08/15/2016 settlement date, which shows a 453,736 share increase in total short interest for Meredith Corp , to 3,151,752, an increase of 16.82% since 07/29/2016. Total short interest is just one way to look at short data; another metric that we here at Dividend Channel find particularly useful is the "days to cover" metric because it considers both the total shares short and the average daily volume of shares traded.

TheStreet Quant Rating: C (Hold)